Courses

2020 Continuing Education Schedule

REFUND POLICY Students who officially withdraw from a course prior to the first instructional day of the class will receive a 100% refund of tuition. Students who withdraw from a course after the start of the first instructional day shall receive no refund of tuition. Refunds, when due, will be made by check to the address shown as the student’s official home of record within 30 days of the first day of class, or from the date the College cancels the class due to low enrollment. Students should notify their instructor to formally withdraw from a course prior to the first day of class. This policy applies to classroom setting environments only and is not applicable to mine safety certification or instruction.

NOTE: All scheduled classes have a minimum enrollment requirement of five (5) students unless otherwise specified.

Personal Enrichment Classes

ClassDateDayTimeCampusCost
Basic Portuguese3/2M5:00-8:00 pmLOIC$50
Public Speaking Skills3/10T5:00-8:00 pmDublin, Porter 609$25

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

Course Descriptions:

  • Basic Portuguese – Participants in this course will learn day-to-day phrases in Portuguese designed to facilitate common business and workplace interactions. The course will present a framework for continued learning once the class has ended.
  • Public Speaking skills – 

Career Development Classes

ClassDateDayTimeCampusCost
Computer Skills II2/24M9am-4pmDublin, Porter, Rm. 319$75
Microsoft Word3/11T9am-12pmDublin, Porter, Rm. 319$50
Classroom Management Skills3/16M9am-12pmJefferson Center$25
Computer Skills III3/30M9am-4pmDublin, Porter, Rm. 319$75
Customer Service Spanish3/31T5-8 pmDublin, Porter, Rm. 609$50
Career Bundle:
Business Writing 2/18, Customer Service Basics, 2/25, HR Basics 3/10, Business Ethics 3/24
T1-4 pmJefferson$100

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

*There is a program fee and cost for materials for those individuals who do not meet eligibility requirements. Please call for more information and to see if you qualify.

Course Descriptions:

  • Computer Skills I – This course will cover the basic aspects of computing including: becoming familiar with the various parts that make-up a computer; how to use a search engine like Google to browse the internet; how to create, send, and receive email; how to use social media such as Facebook. Much more will be covered and opportunities to have individual questions answered will also be a part of this very timely course.
  • Computer Skills II – This computing course is designed for users with more than a casual interest. This course builds upon topics covered in Computer Skills I by adding: Drag and drop, Search for files, Excel, Outlook.
  • Classroom Management Skills – This course is designed for educators and aspiring educators seeking to enhance their basic classroom skills. The certification that participants receive can be helpful in securing employment as a classroom teacher or substitute teacher in primary and secondary schools.
  • Computer Skills III – This advanced course is designed for the serious user with career or other similar needs. The following will be the primary focus of the study: Advanced Excel usage, Pivot Tables, Access, Publisher.
  • Customer Service Spanish – This course prepares those who interact with the Spanish-speaking public to transact everyday business situations. Common phrases applied in role-play exercises will facilitate rapid learning and set participants on a path for greater learning.
  • Career Bundle – This group of workshops taken as a series will give participants a wide-ranging knowledge of people management skills.

CEU Credit Classes Courses:

Many of our classes can also be used for credit toward required CEU certifications. Ask us if such credit is needed and we will compare our courses to your needs.

Advanced Certifications

A nationally recognized training program preparing individuals for leadership roles in the construction industry. Presented through a partnership with the Associated General Contractors of Georgia and OFTC. 

TopicDateDayTimeCampusCost
STP: Contracts & Documents2/3, 10, 17, 24M6:00 – 8:00 pmDublin, Porter Rm. 609$250
STP: Improving Productivity3/9, 16, 23, 30M6:00 – 8:00 pmDublin, Porter, Rm. 609$250
STP: Risk Management & Problem Solving4/6, 13, 20, 27M6:00 – 8:00 pmDublin, Porter, Rm. 609$250

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu.

Course Descriptions:

Barber & Cosmetology CEU – This course is designed for the holders of barbering and cosmetology licenses. Topics covered will allow them the CEUs necessary for state license renewal.

Supervisory Training Program – The Supervisory Training Program (STP) is a construction-specific training curriculum that is developed, updated and field-tested by and for contractors. Supervisory skill—or the lack of it—directly affects every company’s bottom line. You make your money in the field, and STP can help you improve your organization’s bottom line. Those holding a State of Georgia General Contractor license can use the hours acquired through the individual segments toward license renewal.

 

American Heart Association Schedule

Anyone can take either class. The BLS Provider class is geared more toward RN’s, LPN’s, CNA’s or anyone in the medical field. The First Aid and CPR classes are geared more toward first responders and lay persons. However, please contact your employer/work to find out which course you are required to have.

BLS (Basic Life Support) Instructor

This is a course for people who are interested in becoming a BLS Instructor. Must have a minimum of 3 students to make class.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • TBD

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • April 22, 2020

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592 or Lottie Rizzardi at (478) 553-2149. 

BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider

This course if for the professional healthcare provider and others whose job requires that they respond in a healthcare emergency and must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a CPR course. Core material such as adult, child and infant CPR (including two rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, barrier devices, and automated external defibrillator (AED) is covered.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • February 19, 2020

  • March 17, 2020

  • April 22, 2020

  • May 20, 2020

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 1:00pm

  • March 12, 2020
  • April 9, 2020
  • May 14, 2020
  • June 11, 2020

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592 or Lottie Rizzardi at (478) 553-2149. 

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED**

This course teaches rescuers how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives. General principles of First Aid, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, Adult/Child CPR/choking, Adult Child AED, Infant CPR and Choking, and Environmental Emergencies are included. This course is for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • February 19, 2020
  • March 17, 2020

  • April 22, 2020

  • May 20, 2020

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: Wednesday, 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • March 12, 2020
  • April 9, 2020
  • May 14, 2020
  • June 11, 2020

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For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592 or Lottie Rizzardi at (478) 553-2149. **Heartsaver First Aid and CPR AED may be taken separately for $40 each. Heartsaver CPR AED is from 9:00am-12:00pm and First Aid 1:00pm-4:00pm.